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date: 21 November 2019

Stern, Irma Mrs Prinzlocked

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South African, 20th century, female.

Born 2 October 1894, in Schweizer-Reneke, Transvaal (North West); died 23 August 1966, in Cape Town.

Painter (oils and gouache), graphic artist, draughtsman, ceramicist. Portraits, figures, and still-lifes.

Modernism. Exotic.

Irma Stern was born to German Jewish parents. Her father, Samuel Stern, was imprisoned by British authorities during the second South African War (...

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